Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Google's free service might just be the ultimate 'disposable' phone number for online activities.
Forget about hackers and phishers. Big business wants your personal data, and your privacy is just a hurdle to be surmounted.
Just like social networks, phone carriers will walk the line between selling valuable data and compromising their subscribers' privacy.
Legislation that is being pursued specifies that the government would need a warrant to collect information in a private place using a drone.
Companies buy and sell your private data every day. Should you remain a passive observer, or jump into the action yourself? Welcome to the dark side of the data economy.
Flickr users are livid over a recent bug causing their private photos to be made public.
Docracy tracks TOS agreements for nearly a thousand popular services—and lists the latest updates.
Mobile app developers should provide real-time disclosures to users on the personal information they collect and get permission to collect sensitive information, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has recommended.
A new Federal Trade Commission report recommends best practices for mobile operating systems, app developers, and ad networks.
Consumers worried about how their personal data might be misused by private and public sector organizations can from today look for a new Fair Data logo to calm their worries, the Market Research Society (MRS) has announced.
In recognition of Data Privacy Day, search giant Google spells out its efforts to protect and inform consumers about intrusions into their online lives.
It’s not just the FBI and Facebook that are harvesting people’s facial measurements; drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, may someday use the technology as well.
Facebook Graph Search makes it easier for cyber criminals to gather relevant details that can be used to target phishing attacks more effectively.